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Credit Cards + Mobile Phones = Success

August 08, 2010 | Updated on August 08, 2010
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Improving small time business has always been a difficult task, especially now that all small businesses are to allow customers to pay for their purchases and services via credit card in order for them to survive in this technologically enhanced generation. This has been a struggle for most small time businesses and even medium businesses since dealing out with credit card payments are more expensive and more time consuming, making them a solid drain for these businesses. However, AT & T have finally found a way how to help these endangered businesses by providing a new advanced service that would help small time business sectors as well as medium businesses to process credit cards in the cheapest way possible. They have offered a beginning price of $14.95 a month.

AT & T's services have been powered by a large electronics company that focuses on advanced electronic gadgets used for paying services and for purchasing items. The company is known to be Apriva and they have devised two different software systems to help small businesses. The first one is a mobile phone based browser which allows the processing of debit cards and credit cards payments through any, although not all, mobile phones. This first system is called the AprivaPay.

The second developed software payment system by Apriva is known as the AprivaPay Professional. In this mode of payment using a debit card or a credit card, the company is required to download additional and a more complicated system using a Smartphone. With the AprivaPAy Professional, the small company could use a credit card reader which would record payment data as well as print the receipt. The AprivaPay Professional is also being recommended to the Windows Mobile gadgets. Apriva also would like to inform the public that they are also trying to expand their offers to Blackberry, iPhone and to the Android. This new technological advancement of Apriva has not only been suggested and used in the country but also all over the world.

This new technology has also been reported to have a fast growing gross in the market today and based on the released report of AT & T, it has processed nearly about $70 billion in a year and experts as well as the said company expects it to climb up to $600 billion when we hit 2014. With this new technology, it has been said that more mobile phone giants would agree to accept this new technology of paying with the use debit cards and credit cards and your cellular phones.

Besides the AprivaPay, Apriva has also been known to offer world class electronic payment devices such as the popular wireless form of payment called the VeriFone wireless operation depot which has been used world wide for years.

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